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Glen Ford Report

May 3, 2017
Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report discusses the spread of hate crime legislation, which he argues tends to cause more problems than it solves

TRNN Debate: Should Baltimore ‘Ban The Box’?

March 17, 2014

TRNN hosts a debate between Councilman Nick Mosby who sponsored legislation that would prevent employers from immediately disqualifying job applicants with criminal records and Elizabeth Torphy Donzella of the Maryland Chamber of Commerce.

CIA and NSA Wrongdoing Requires Independent Investigation, Says Former Church Committee Staff

March 16, 2014

Burt Wides, a former chief investigator for the Church Committee, who helped create the Senate and House intelligence committees, says these oversight bodies are now too entwined with the intelligence agencies; further reason for an independent committee is President Obama will not pursue an investigation into the actions taken during the Bush/Cheney administration’s ‘war on…

Government Officials To Spy on Workers With Secret Clearance

March 11, 2014

Former NSA analyst and whistleblower Kirk Wiebe says potential whistleblowers will be silenced with new mass surveillance system

Swiss Bank That Facilitated U.S. Tax Evasion Continues To Avoid Prosecution

February 27, 2014

Bill Black: Although Credit Suisse helped ultra-wealthy Americans evade taxes, the bank will face no prosecution due to Swiss bank secrecy laws and a heedless U.S. Justice department

Joe Tropea on Anti-Vietnam War Activism

February 26, 2014
Tropea: The history of anti-Vietnam War actions shows protesters creatively adapting to state repression

Jordan Davis Verdict Highlights Need for “Race-Conscious Solution” To U.S. Racism

February 17, 2014

Dayvon Love and Brendan Fischer say that ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws help rationalize violence against people of color by legitimizing fear of black men

The Embattled Climate Scientist Who Fought Back

February 8, 2014

Michael Mann: Well funded fossil fuel industry propaganda campaign responsible for shifting public opinion against the reality of climate change

Food Stamps Among The Most Effective Economic Stimulus

February 7, 2014
Working age adults now make up the majority of food stamp recipients, but would raising their hourly wage get them off food stamps?

North American Day of Action Against The TPP

February 1, 2014

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